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NASCAR 2019 - Bold Prediction Thread

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by pjmolo, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    A New Year is upon us and it won't be long before drivers take the green flag for the start of racing at Daytona International Speedway. With that said, it's time for those that visit the racing-forums.com board to step up and post a BOLD PREDICTION concerning the upcoming 2019 NASCAR racing season.

    Up until last season, one and only one prediction was allowed to be submitted by each player for the sake of simplicity in keeping track of the predictions. However, beginning last year multiple predictions by a player were allowed with the concept being that making multiple predictions is that much more bold. Multiple predictions will be accepted again this year but each player is limited to a maximum of three.

    As predictions for all three NASCAR series (Gander Outdoors Truck, Xfinity, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup) are acceptable, the deadline for a given prediction will be the green flag at Daytona for the race series that the prediction concerns. Consequently, predictions must concern events that happen from the time that the green flag flies at Daytona until the checkered flag flies at Homestead.

    Posted predictions will be compiled and then posted periodically throughout January and February until a final list is posted on February 17th, the date of the Daytona 500.

    Throughout the race season the list will be updated periodically as to which predictions have been so far proven to be true or false. After the season's final races at Homestead, a list of predictions proven to be entirely true will be posted for all to vote on as to which true prediction was the most bold.

    For those making multiple predictions in their post, all individual predictions must be proven true in order for the entire prediction to be considered as the most bold

    Before making your prediction, check previous predictions to avoid making the same one that had been posted earlier. If identical predictions are made, only the first one to be posted will be accepted.

    A list of previous winners of the game is as follows:

    2011 - 46.2% - @dpkimmel2001 - Paul Menard will win his first Cup race with RCR in 2011

    2012 - 50.0% - @FenderBumper - Brad Keselowski wins 5 or more races

    2013 - 47.2% - @BobbyFord - Matt Kenseth will get 5 wins in the JGR #20

    2014 - 72.5% - @Wrangler1 - HMS (5, 24, 48, and 88) WILL NOT be among the final four eligible for the title

    2015 - apparently lost due to the Board crashing

    2016 - 43.5% - @Zerkfitting - Tony Stewart will win a race this (2016) season

    2017 - 56.1% - @SlicedBread22 - No Chevy's in the Final (Championship) Four

    2018 - 47.6% - @Snappy D - Matt Kenseth is driver of the #6 car by the 2nd half of the year

  2. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    Rumor has it that last year's champion, @Snappy D, borrowed this hat before making his winning prediction . . .

    thinking cap.jpg
  3. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    Prediction: Joey L. repeats and is the 2019 Champion.
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  4. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    The championship winner is between the ages of 23-26
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  5. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    I'll take that to mean that the Cup champion is at least 23, and no more than 26, years of age on the day of the last race of the year.
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  6. clarkfn2284

    clarkfn2284 Here to make you miserable.

    Here are my 3

    1. Daniel Hemric wins 2 races
    2. CGR has 8 wins as a team
    3. 6 of the 2018 playoff teams will not make the playoffs in 2019
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  7. Yogisd1

    Yogisd1 Resident Retard

    Chad is back with Jimmie before the end of the year, and Jimmie wins championship number eight.
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  8. mack

    mack Team Owner

    1 Logano won't repeat
    2 Toyota will dominate the Cup series
    3 By seasons end, Clint Boyer will be unemployed.
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  9. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    What exactly does "dominate the Cup series" mean ?

    Most trips to Victory Lane ?
  10. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    None of "The Big 3" will make the final four.
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  11. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    By a playoff team, I'll take that to mean the same owner/driver partnership.

    Meaning that the #78 team and #41 team of 2018 are already guaranteed not to make the playoffs in 2019.
  12. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    If we make multiple predictions they all have to come true right?
  13. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    That is, of course, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, and Martin Truex Jr.
  14. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

  15. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

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  16. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    I'm going to add

    Truex finishes the season with the lowest average finish of the JGR cars.

    I might end up making this my only prediction
  17. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    As I see several somewhat vague predictions being submitted, I strongly suggest that they be as specific as possible.

    Trust me, this will end up benefiting both me and you in the long run.

    Also, if you make a prediction and then follow it up with another one, specify if the follow-up prediction is in place of, or in addition to, the earlier prediction.
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  18. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Johali Lives

    Chase Elliott wins his first championship.
  19. Turtle84

    Turtle84 gained a step

    Bubba and Byron both get their first cup win, and AJ Allmendinger drives in more than 5 races this year.
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  20. mack

    mack Team Owner

    Yep, I think they'll win the majority of races. Not a total blowout. But I think they'll win 15.
  21. 2 Sweet

    2 Sweet Legend

    Chevrolet wins at least half (18+) of the Cup Series points races.
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  22. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .


    Based upon your response, I'm taking your "Toyota will dominate the Cup series" prediction and adding "and will win at least 15 races" to it.

    okee dokee ?
  23. RacerrecaR

    RacerrecaR Orange cone

    Danica Patrick will announce her plans to become a NASCAR team owner
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  24. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    What series?
  25. Turtle84

    Turtle84 gained a step

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  26. mack

    mack Team Owner

    Yep. Sounds good
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  27. Snappy D

    Snappy D 2017 Pick Em Champion 2018 Bold Predictor

    Here are my 2019 BOLD Predictions:
    1.) Jeffrey Earnhardt wins an Xfinity Series race while in JGR Equipment.
    2.) William Byron wins his first race in the 24
  28. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Remember the Gator

    Richard Petty Motorsports will announce either that it will merge or close by the end of the season.
  29. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    2019 NASCAR Champion Martin Truex Jr wins six races, including Homestead.
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  30. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    I'll take that to mean six or more races.
  31. Snappy D

    Snappy D 2017 Pick Em Champion 2018 Bold Predictor

    Molo, disregard my prediction of Byron winning, others have said that already. I'll just go with my first prediction.
  32. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    Nope just 6. No more no less. You said BOLD Prediction.

    Basically three predictions in one single sentence.
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  33. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    And if RPM merges and then closes ?
  34. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    2019 NASCAR Champion Chase Elliott wins seven or more races, including Homestead.
  35. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    Granted, Byron winning his first race was previously predicted but, like yours, it was part of a multiple-part prediction and not a stand alone prediction.

    So your original prediction is acceptable if you'd like to stick with it.
  36. Old 97

    Old 97 Team Owner

    Ryan Blaney will win more races than both of his Penske teammate's combined total. (this includes the 3 non-points paying races)
  37. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    That's a bold one all right.
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  38. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    I see what you did there.
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  39. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    You mean by saving myself some typing? :D
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  40. Hawaii808

    Hawaii808 Team Owner

    Jack Rousch sells interest in team and exits NASCAR.
    A 1st tier team folds before the end of the season due to sponsor woes.
    RPM scores a premier sponsor and sees competitive surge.
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